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Basic Building and Construction Technologies


Get started in facilities maintenance. Courses cover tools, safety, rigging and reading blueprints, as well as technical electives based on student interests.

Program/Major Codes: CRTBLDGCON-B/BCB

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options: Apply for entry-level positions in facilities maintenance.

Academic options: Continue your studies through the Advanced Certificate program.

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Program Requirements

Department faculty approval is recommended when selecting electives.

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
BCT 100 Professionalism in Service for
Building and Construction Technologies
BCT 111 Basic Safety for the Building Trades 1
BCT 112 Construction Mathematics, Communication, and Employability 1
BCT 113 Hand and Power Tools 1
BCT 114 Blueprint Reading 1
BCT 115 Basic Rigging 1
Subtotal 6

Required Support Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
GTM 105 Applied Technical Mathematics 3
Technical Electives* 9
Subtotal 12
Total 18

* Complete elective credits from the following list: BCT 104, 106, 132, 145, 150, 172.